Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transition

5 senses of transition

Sense 1
passage, transition -- (the act of passing from one state or place to the next)
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

Sense 2
conversion, transition, changeover -- (an event that results in a transformation)
       => transformation, transmutation, shift -- (a qualitative change)

Sense 3
transition -- (a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another)
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

Sense 4
transition, modulation -- (a musical passage moving from one key to another)
       => passage, musical passage -- (a short section of a musical composition)

Sense 5
transition -- (a passage that connects a topic to one that follows)
       => passage -- (a section of text; particularly a section of medium length)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb transition

2 senses of transition

Sense 1
transition -- (cause to convert or undergo a transition; "the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology")
       => convert -- (change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers")

Sense 2
transition -- (make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another); "The airline transitioned to more fuel-efficient jets"; "The adagio transitioned into an allegro")
       => switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")

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